FedEx Express Opens New Station in Monza
MILAN, Italy, Jan. 30, 2012—FedEx Express, a subsidiary of FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and the world’s largest express transportation company, today announced the opening of a new station in Monza. The station will offer customers located in Monza and the surrounding province area improved access and connectivity to 90 percent of the world’s GDP within one to two business days through the global FedEx Express transportation network.
Monza-Brianza Province is an important regional trading center in Italy, driven by key industries such as furniture and high-tech. Home to more than 64,000 businesses, of which 52 percent are small or medium-sized enterprises, Monza-Brianza is the fourteenth largest Italian Province in terms of export volume.
Enabling strong trade links to the rest of Europe and international destinations including the United States, China and the Russian Federation, this new station will provide customers in the region with greater access to the FedEx Express global network. The station is connected via a road network to the FedEx gateway at Malpensa Airport, which in turn is connected to the European hub at Roissy-Charles de Gaulle in Paris, France, which acts as the gateway to the entire FedEx network.
“Monza-Brianza Province is a dynamic and fast-growing Italian Province and regarded by many as a driving force for the Italian economy. We are delighted to be growing our presence in this area. This new facility will enable us to offer companies of all sizes a wide range of transportation services as they seek to expand their businesses in Europe and around the globe,” said Renato Carrara, managing director, Operations, and general manager, FedEx Express Italy.
Specifically, the new facility will enable later pick up times, making it easier for companies to take advantage of global markets. For example, companies based in Monza-Brianza that need a package delivered to a city in the East Coast of the U.S. by 3 p.m. the next day can tender their shipment as late as 6 p.m. the day before and have it arrive in time.
The new station will offer a wide range of FedEx Intra European and Intercontinental transportation services, including:
-FedEx Express next-business-day deliveries to and from Europe (EuroOne™)
-FedEx Express next-business-day deliveries by 3 p.m. to U.S. East Coast (FedEx International Priority®)
-FedEx Express two-business-day deliveries to and from Asia and the rest of the U.S. (FedEx International Priority)
-FedEx Economy services for less urgent shipments within two to five business days (FedEx International Economy®)
All services are available for heavy shipments over 68 kgs as well as small parcels and documents. The new facility will be located at Via Vimercate, 44 – 20876 Ornago (MB). The opening of the new facility will create 12 new jobs for the region.
For further information, please contact FedEx Customer Service 199.151.119 (0.10 € / min, VAT included) or visit fedex.com